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Sprinklers Stop Fire: ASOS Distribution Centre, Barnsley

A major fire at the ASOS warehouse near Barnsley which involved four floors is believed to have been started deliberately. The incident could have been devastating for the Company had fire sprinklers not been installed and Fire officers say sprinklers were … Continue reading

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Sprinklers Stop Fire: Domestic Property, Chelmsford, Essex

At just before a quarter to eleven on the night of Monday 12th May, a fire occurred in a house in Chelmsford, Essex.  Essex Fire and Rescue Service mobilised two appliances to the incident. It is reported that a fire … Continue reading

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Sprinklers Stop Fire: Laundery Facility, Watford, Hertfordshire

At about 03.24 am  in  the early hours of Friday  30th May 2014, a fire started  in a large  wheeled cage containing laundry in the ground floor drying machine area of a large Laundry in Sydney Road , Watford, Hertfordshire. … Continue reading

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Sprinklers Stop Fire: Retail Unit, Glasgow

On 7th May 2014 a fire occurred in a mobile phone shop within a shopping centre on the outskirts of Glasgow. The alarm was raised very early in the morning when the shop was closed and unoccupied. It was found … Continue reading

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Blaze-ravaged Glasgow Art School was due to get new fire sprinklers

THE Glasgow School of Art went on fire just weeks before a new sprinkler system was due to be installed. Bosses at the Charles Rennie Mackintosh-designed building were revealed to be finalising a new “fire suppression system”, with work due … Continue reading

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Sprinklers Stop Fire: St Helens Distribution Warehouse

Fire investigators found that a sprinkler system saved a St Helens warehouse from serious damage.  A suspected electrical fault in a lorry sparked a blaze at a giant distribution warehouse on Elton Head Road shortly after 11.30pm on April 25. … Continue reading

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Sprinklers Stop Fire: Primary School, Wednesbury, West Midlands

Dave John from West Midlands Fire Service reports that on Thursday 1st May, at about 4pm, a fire started in an IT room at an 85m x 40m, single storey, Primary School in Friar Park, Wednesbury, West Midlands. There were … Continue reading

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Sprinklers Stop Fire: Loading Canopy, St Helens, Merseyside

Glen Thomas from Merseyside F&RS reports that at 23:34 hours on Friday 25th April a serious fire occurred at a large (50,000m²) distribution warehouse in St Helens. A 26 Tonne refrigerated LGV was parked under a covered loading bay when … Continue reading

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Sprinklers Stop Fire: Automotive facility, Warwickshire

Just before a quarter to 11pm on Wednesday 30th April, Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service mobilised two appliances to a report of a fire at an automotive facility in the county.On arrival the works fire team had also responded to … Continue reading

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Sprinklers Stop Fire: Automotive Parts factory, Minworth, Warwickshire

16th April 2014 Many thanks to Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service for this information: At 18:37 hours on Wednesday 16th April 2014 a fire occurred in a factory producing plastic moulded parts for the automotive industry at Minworth, Warwickshire. The … Continue reading

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